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Sexology Circa 1942: Vintage Anatomical Charts of the Male and Female Body, as Animated GIFs
Sexology Circa 1942: Vintage Anatomical Charts of the Male and Female Body, as Animated GIFs

“The average reader … does not appreciate the truly vast complexity of the human machine, and all the different parts which make the machine go.”

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Publishing and Its Discontents, 1948 Edition
Publishing and Its Discontents, 1948 Edition

“Keeping up with present-day costs is as tough for a publisher as for an author, and there does not seem to be an end towards the increase.”

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The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, Illustrated
The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, Illustrated

Love, loss, and the conquest of French cuisine.

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Richard Feynman on the Universal Responsibility of Scientists
Richard Feynman on the Universal Responsibility of Scientists

On harvesting the fruit of freedom of thought.

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The Lady and Her Monsters: Real-Life Frankensteins and How Mary Shelley’s Masterpiece Came to Life
The Lady and Her Monsters: Real-Life Frankensteins and How Mary Shelley’s Masterpiece Came to Life

The experiments and reanimations of Mary Shelley, Luigi Galvani, and Giovanni Aldini.

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The Proud Surrender: Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Love Letters to Edith Wynn Matthison
The Proud Surrender: Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Love Letters to Edith Wynn Matthison

“This is not meekness, be assured; I do not come naturally by meekness.”

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